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Social Issues and Policy Review

CountryUnited Kingdom
18
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Applied Psychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17512395, 17512409
Coverage2008-ongoing
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Applied Psychology2009Q3
Applied Psychology2010Q3
Applied Psychology2011Q2
Applied Psychology2012Q2
Applied Psychology2013Q1
Applied Psychology2014Q2
Applied Psychology2015Q1
Applied Psychology2016Q1
Social Psychology2009Q3
Social Psychology2010Q3
Social Psychology2011Q2
Social Psychology2012Q2
Social Psychology2013Q1
Social Psychology2014Q2
Social Psychology2015Q1
Social Psychology2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q2
Sociology and Political Science2010Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20090.360
20100.318
20110.615
20120.741
20131.064
20140.814
20151.443
20162.355
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.929
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.129
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.042
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.267
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.200
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20161
Total Cites20094
Total Cites201013
Total Cites201134
Total Cites201249
Total Cites201360
Total Cites201448
Total Cites201582
Total Cites2016115
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20090.429
External Cites per document20100.714
External Cites per document20111.476
External Cites per document20122.000
External Cites per document20132.500
External Cites per document20142.000
External Cites per document20153.682
External Cites per document20165.182
Cites per document20090.571
Cites per document20100.929
Cites per document20111.619
Cites per document20122.042
Cites per document20132.500
Cites per document20142.000
Cites per document20153.727
Cites per document20165.227
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
200914.29
201042.86
201140.00
20120.00
201328.57
201437.50
201514.29
201625.00
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Citable documents20097
Citable documents201014
Citable documents201121
Citable documents201224
Citable documents201324
Citable documents201424
Citable documents201522
Citable documents201622
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20094
Uncited documents20107
Uncited documents20119
Uncited documents20129
Uncited documents20137
Uncited documents20147
Uncited documents20153
Uncited documents20162
Cited documents20093
Cited documents20107
Cited documents201112
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201417
Cited documents201519
Cited documents201620
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